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    • A Too-Hot Time In The Kitchen

      October 22, 2020 - 10:35 AM

      There’s a tradition at my house: the first Saturday of each month, my son and I do a “maintenance check” of the house. We check the salt in the water softener, we make sure there are no leaks around the windows and doors, and maybe most importantly we...Full story
    • A Fall Classic For Everyone

      October 16, 2020 - 1:58 PM

      It’s almost as common as pumpkin spice: the smell of a wood fire in the autumn air. For many in the six-state Hastings Mutual coverage area, fireplaces and wood stoves are a long tradition in their homes. One of the many tools we offer our local independent insurance agent partners...Full story

    • Preparing For The Future Of Your Company

      October 7, 2020 - 1:30 PM

      If you own a business, this might be the best time ever to think about the future of your company. You’ve probably been able to cut expenses with employees working from home. Maybe you’ve streamlined your processes because supplies and customers aren’t available the same way they used to be....Full story

    • Nonprofit of the Month: Building Beds 4 Kids

      September 30, 2020 - 3:22 PM

      The Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Foundation recognizes the contributions of nonprofit organizations in the communities we serve. Each month, we’ll honor one of those organizations as our Nonprofit of the Month.For many boys and girls, this school year is starting out at home. Now they need a place to...Full story

    • Actual Cash Value vs Replacement Cost

      September 23, 2020 - 1:56 PM

      One of the reasons you talk with your local independent insurance agent is to get straight answers about the information in your insurance policy. Policies are written the way they are to specifically describe what is and isn’t covered. We have legal experts on staff here at Hastings Mutual for...Full story

    • When There’s No Sign On Your Door

      September 16, 2020 - 2:20 PM

      While it might be an exaggeration to say you’re used to the way you have to operate your company these days, you can at least acknowledge that the way your business works is different than it was before the pandemic. Changes are often very challenging. The last thing you probably...Full story

    • Protecting Your Children While They’re Online

      September 9, 2020 - 1:40 PM

      It’s easy to do so much online today, and in the pandemic, you never even have to leave your house if you order your meals and household supplies on the internet. If you have children, they’re probably online a lot too. Maybe they’re getting ready for the new school year...Full story

    • When Does Your Car Color Affect Your Insurance?

      September 3, 2020 - 10:45 AM

      I recently bought a car — maybe an odd thing to do right now since I don’t need to drive it too often. But the old one had high mileage and some damage to the exterior. It was time for an upgrade. I bought a silver car, but while I...Full story

    • What to look for on our website (video)

      August 27, 2020 - 10:49 AM

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